Problematic Behavior


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Préfontaine, I., Lanovaz, M. J., McDuff, E., McHugh, C., & Cook, J. L. (2019). Using mobile technology to reduce engagement in stereotypy: A validation of decision-making algorithms. Behavior Modification, 43, 222-245. doi: 10.1177/0145445517748560

Rivard, M., Millau, M., Magnan, C., Mello, C., & Boulé, M. (2019) Snakes and ladders: Barriers and facilitators experienced by immigrant families when accessing an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 1-21. doi: 10.1007/s10882-018-9653-6

Argumedes, A., Lanovaz, M. J., & Larivée, S. (2018). Brief report: Impact of challenging behavior on parenting stress in mothers and fathers of children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 2585-2589. doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3513-

Millau, M., Rivard, M., Mello, C. (2018). Immigrant families’ perception of the causes, first manifestations, and treatment of autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 3468-3481. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1180-7

Rivard M., Mercier, C., Mestari, Z., Terroux, A., Melo, C., & Bégin, J. (2017). Psychometric properties of the beach center family quality of life in french-speaking families with preschool-aged child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 122, 439-452. doi: 10.1352/1944-7558-122.5.439

Chebli, S. S., Martin, V., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2016). Prevalence of stereotypy in individuals with developmental disabilities: A systematic review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 3, 107-118. doi: 10.1007/s40489-016-0069-x

Lanovaz, M. J., & Huxley, S. C. (2016). Effects of background music on socially reinforced problem behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders. Psychology of Music, 45, 450-456. doi: 10.1177/0305735616657408

Lanovaz, M. J., Rapp, J. T., Maciw, I., Dorion, C., & Prégent-Pelletier, É. (2016). Preliminary effects of parent-implemented behavioral interventions for stereotypy: Brief report. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 19, 193-196. doi: 0.3109/17518423.2014.986821

Rivard, M., Forget, J., Kerr, K., & Giroux, N. (2016). Observations of socially appropriate and inappropriate behaviours of children with autism spectrum disorders at the onset of an early behavioural intervention program. Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 22 (1), 66-80.


Peer-Reviewed Articles from 2012 to 2015

Rivard, M., Morin, D., Dionne, C., Mello, C., & Gagnon, M.-A. (2015). Assessment, intervention and training needs of service providers for children with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorders and concurrent problem behaviours. Exceptionality Education International, 25(2), 65-83.

Argumedes, M., Lanovaz, M. J., & Larivée, S. (2013). Programme Prevent-Teach-Reinforce : Une intervention comportementale pour diminuer les comportements problématiques en milieu scolaire. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 34, 51-77.

Lanovaz, M. J., Argumedes, M., Roy, D., Duquette, J. R., & Watkins, N. (2013). Using ABC narrative recording to identify the function of problem behavior: A pilot study. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 342734-2742. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.05.038

Rivard, M., Dionne, C., & Morin, D. (2012). Les troubles du comportement chez les jeunes enfants ayant une déficience intellectuelle ou un trouble du spectre de l’autisme : les défis associés à la recherche et les besoins perçus par les intervenants. Revue francophone de la déficience intellectuelle, 23, 85-92. doi : 10.7202/1012990ar


Books and Book Chapters

Dunlap, G., Wilson, K., Strain, P.S., & Lee, J. (in press). Prevent-Teach-Reinforce pour les jeunes enfants. Une intervention individualisée de soutien au comportement. Prevent-Teach Reinforce for Young Children. The Early Childhood Model of Individualized Positive Behavior Support. [trad. dir : D. Morin, J. Forget, M. Argumedes et M. Rivard] (Original work published in 2016).

Argumedes, M., Teroux, A., Lanovaz, M. J., & Rivard, M. (2017). Le programme Prevent-Teach-Reinforce : adaptations québécoises visant la diminution des comportements problématiques des enfants ayant un TSA en milieu familial et en contexte d’intervention précoce. In M. Rousseau, J. Bourassa, Milette, N., & McKinnon, S. (Eds.). De l’enfance à l’âge adulte : pratiques psychoéducatives innovantes auprès des personnes ayant un trouble du spectre de l’autisme. (pp.101-113). Boucherville, QC : Béliveau Éditeur.

Bardon, C., Halmov, X., Mishara, B., Morin, D., Morin, DA., Ouimet, A.-M., Mérineau-Côté, J., & Weiss, J. (2017). Repérage des personnes à risque de comportements suicidaires par les psychoéducateurs œuvrant auprès de clientèles présentant un trouble du spectre de l’autisme. Dans M. Rousseau, J. Bourassa, N. Millette, & S. McKinnon (Dir.). Pratiques psychoéducatives innovantes auprès des personnes ayant un trouble du spectre de l’autisme : de l’enfance à l’âge adulte. Boucherville, QC : Béliveau Éditeur.

Lanovaz , M. J.,Dufour, M.-M., & Argumedes, M. (2017). Behavior analytic methods. In J. L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of social behavior and skills (pp. 115-132). New York, NY: Springer.

Lanovaz, M. J., Rapp, J. T., Gendron, A., Préfontaine, I., & Turgeon, S. (2017). Comorbid challenging behavior. In J. L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of autism treatments (pp. 145-169). New York, NY: Springer.

Rapp, J. T., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2016). Stereotypy. In N. N. Singh (Ed.), Handbook of evidence-based practices in intellectual and developmental disabilities (pp. 751-779). New York, NY: Springer.


Book Reviews

Dufour, M.-M., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2014). Compte rendu du livre « L’enfant autiste – Stratégies d’intervention psychoéducatives » de Suzanne Mineau et al. Revue de psychoéducation, 43, 425-428.


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